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Graffiti Artist Dies After Being Hit by Police Car in Miami  
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12/12/14 Posted 12/12/14

Another tragedy for the graffiti community in Miami: the Miami Herald reports that 21-year-old graffiti bomber Delbert Rodriguez Gutierrez suffered a severe brain injury when he was knocked down by a detective car as he ran from a police gang unit who were attempting to apprehend him in the early hours of December 5—at the start of Art Basel Week. The incident was reported widely by the arts press. Gutierrez died at the Jackson Memorial Hospital on Tuesday night after he stopped respondi... [more]

20140424051112-image_4 Video from the exhibition  
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Leonel Matheu at The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum July 12th - September 14th
Posted 12/4/14

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Fair Flow: Wynwood Mixtape  
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12/2/14 Posted 12/2/14

Today's recommended mixtape is inspired by Wynwood: Miami's public arts district with a rich Latin American influence. London-based label Soundway are the bomb when it comes to off the track sounds from far-flung corners of the world. Founder DJ Miles Claret's Colombian Mix fuses all kinds of beats and sounds from past to present and is classic listening for an afternoon in sunny Miami. Check out our pick for your South Beach Sounds mix here! [more]

20141205192357-image-1_2 KNOX MARTIN at SELECT MIAMI  
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Knox Martin at Select Fair Miami December 2nd - December 7th
Posted 12/5/14

SELECT MIAMINorth Shore Park7200 - 7300 Collins Ave.Miami Beach, FL Booth D10December 2 - 7, 2014LGTripp Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in SELECT Miami 2014. December 2 - 5 we will feature works by artist, Knox Martin, a renowned New York painter, sculptor, muralist, poet, and a scholar of art history who has exhibited worldwide. Using a variety of media, Martin is known for his use of vibrant colors, sensuous gestures, rhyming of metaphor and the flat picture plane. Two of his... [more]

South Beach Sounds: GALO Motions Mixtape  
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11/29/14 Posted 11/29/14

For the ideal soundtrack for the South Beach vibe, check out 20-year-old Tel Avivian GALO. With this mixtape, "Motions," released this summer with Raw Tapes, you can groove to the main exponents of Israel's hip hop sound while taking in an art fair (or twenty), or cruising Ocean Drive and South Beach. [more]

Ryan McGinley to Host UNTITLED Vernissage in Miami  
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11/5/14 Posted 11/5/14

UNTITLED art fair announced today that famed photographer Ryan McGinley will host its vernissage in Miami Beach this December honoring ACRIA, a leading research and education organization working to help people with HIV and AIDS. To raise support for ACRIA, McGinley will offer three limited edition photographs of his 2014 Pairie (Pond) from his ongoing road trip series. Since 2005, McGinley has been traveling across the United States with a mass of models and assistants to capture stunningly... [more]

Showcase Winner: Bianca Pratorius  
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10/2/14 Posted 10/2/14

(Image: Bianca Pratorius, It, 2014, installation; © Bianca Pratorius)   Bianca Pratorius (b. 1969, Cologne, Germany) In my work I explore pattern, structure and repetition through the use of simple yet labor- intensive processes. I continuously investigate different materials for their structural and tactile potential and the process of selecting them is very deliberate. The soft forms I create from felt revolve around the process of hand cutting the felt into very organized ladder type patte... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Claude Charlier  
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8/10/14 Posted 8/10/14

(Image: Claude Charlier, Japanese Poem in Gold and Silver, 2014, Acrylic Paint With Pigments of Gold & Silver on Canvas, 42 X 32 X 1.5 Inches; © Claude Charlier) Claude Charlier (b. Nancy, France) Claude Charlier is an artist born in Nancy, France. He knew at a very early age that photography and painting was going to be his life's passion, though his studies remained on the classical arts; music and fine art in particular. After the usual first jobs, including working as a photograph... [more]

20140424051112-image_4 Leonel Matheu at Frost Art Museum "Crossroads of the Dystopia"  
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Leonel Matheu at The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum July 12th - September 14th
Posted 7/27/14

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/events/crossroads-of-the-dystopia-4147458/ http://wsimag.com/art/10108-leonel-matheu-crossroads-of-the-dystopia http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/cultist/2014/07/leonel_matheu_weaves_a_spell_on_viewers_at_the_frost_art_museum_1.php http://www.diariolasamericas.com/vida-y-artes/leonel-matheu-expone-frost-museum-miami.html http://www.knightarts.org/community/miami/the-not-so-innocent-world-of-leonel-matheu http://www.examiner.com/article/leonel-matheu-brings-crossroads-of-the-dystopia-to-the-frost-art-museum http://thecubanartproject.com/2014/06/19/leone... [more]

20140724192254-mcp_0064_websize Seanica Howe on artist James B. Clover  
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James B. Clover at YEELEN GALLERY September 13th - November 1st
Posted 7/24/14

James B. Clover at Yeelen Gallery There is actual art out there within the walls of Miami’s white cubes and there is a strong possibility that it will make you feel something other than a hang-over. Where is it going to be? Within the confines of the new 10,000 square foot space now occupied by Yeelen Gallery, in Little Haiti. Yeelen will be exhibiting the American artist and consummate academician James B. Clover this September, opening reception with the artist will be on September... [more]

Showcase Winner: George Goodridge  
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6/20/14 Posted 6/20/14

(Image: George Goodridge, Study #2, Wondergarden, 2014, Acrylic on resin soaked stretched canvas, auto body clear-coat, 60"w x 48" x 36"d ; © George Goodridge) George Goodridge (b. Youngstown, Ohio) Born in Youngstown Ohio, George began oil painting studies at the age of eleven. Attending both the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of Visual Arts, New York. George was awarded the position of Senior Technical Adviser to the Student Body at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Kat Elagina  
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4/22/14 Posted 4/22/14

(Image: Kat Elagina, Sea Robin, 2014, Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 24 x 0,8 inches; © Kat Elagina) Kat Elagina (b. Russia) The world we live in, according to Jung, is a world of invisible archetypes. Every person has an ability to create in any field of human activity. Everything depends on him/her. Fine Arts is one of the most descriptive and ancient demonstrations of human desire to create, with developing cycles that show the similarities between art from vastly varying periods and locatio... [more]

20140310074111-mg_watch_2_edited Watchlist Artist: Sam Winston  
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Sam Winston at Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery 3/10/14 Posted 3/10/14

For his first Solo Exhibition at the gallery, Sam Winston will present two projects (Drawing on Memory and Modern Gods) based on memory and the passage of time – both using language as their departure point but in distinctly different ways. Drawing on Memory is based on a series of real world conversations between the artist and four subjects who have had a unique experience of time. Using only first names, each interview candidly reveals their relationship to the past. Tam’s is a dialog... [more]

Locust Talks: Peter Eleey, Curator, MoMA PS1 (Jan. 16, 2014)  
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1/16/14 Posted 1/16/14

January 16, 2014 Peter Eleey Curator, MoMa PS1 Long Island City, New York Now celebrating 15 years of serving artists and the community, Locust Projects is pleased to announce its second year of Locust Talks, a lecture series that hosts visiting directors and curators from innovative institutions across the country and internationally for public lectures at the gallery space followed by individual studio visits with local artists, fostering a rigorous critical dialogue about art in the community.... [more]

20140115224140-img_4871 An Illustrator of Ideas, Miami-based Alejandro Mendoza at MIA Art Fair 2014  
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Alejandro Mendoza at Seafair Mega Yatch Miami International Art Fair January 16th - January 20th
Posted 1/15/14

From January 17th to 20th, 2014 aboard SeaFair in Downtown Miami, Cuban-born artist Alejandro Mendoza will be showcasing his latest works at Irreversible Projects(Booth 301) during the 5th edition of MIA Art Fair. As an illustrator of ideas, Mendoza always creates without a deliberate or fully considered outcome, and for this MIA edition he will be exhibiting his singular wall sculptures and a series of drawings that belongs to a large numbered series. With titles such as "Can you imagin... [more]

Woman Charged With Stealing Over $30,000 Worth of Art From Blind Man  
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1/9/14 Posted 1/9/14

You don’t steal from old blind people … it’s a thing. You also don’t lie about it and then ask for a bribe and a getaway car. It’s immoral. It’s unethical, and, in Broward County, Florida, it’s against the law. These are some of the life lessons Maureen Stuteville is learning after being arrested and charged with exploitation of a disabled elderly adult for stealing (allegedly) over $30,000 worth of art from the man she was the caretaker for (well, mor... [more]


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